Seafood Chowder

I saw this recipe on an episode of Eat, Shrink and Be Merry so I looked it up online.  I tweaked it, but also I was out of onions.  Who runs out of onions!?  I do, apparently, so I added more celery and tossed in a chopped carrot.  Both of those changes are not reflected in the recipe below but the other changes I made to the original recipe are.  This is delicious! Continue reading “Seafood Chowder”

Triple Chocolate Mousse Cake

I first saw this amazing cake on America’s Test Kitchen-one of my favourite cooking shows.  It’s not a slick, Food Network style cooking show, but their approach to food is truly passionate and scientific.  This is the kind of dessert I dream about and I’ve been dying to try this recipe.  Yesterday I finally did and Mary declared “this is the best dessert I’ve had in my life”  I must say it’s pretty spectacular.  I am looking forward to making it again. Continue reading “Triple Chocolate Mousse Cake”